2018 Ram 1500


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The new 2018 Ram 1500 sees several changes including new special editions. The Limited Tungsten Edition boasts of additional luxuries. The luxuries include a trim specific leather interior, faux suede headliner and wood accents.

The New Harvest Edition has been specifically designed for the agriculture industry. The farm focussed attributes include a mesh grille, taller height ride and paint colors that match the different models of tractors.

The trim level changes for the Sports model include an appearance upgrade and for the Ram Rebels it is a new factory leather interior option.  All trim levels are equipped to handle and haul heavy loads. The automatic load levelling has been specifically designed to improve capability and performance of the trucks.


FEATURES & SPECS

 

      Engine                               Safety Systems                            Design

Eco Diesel V6 Engine                 Four Wheel Disc Antilock Brakes         Stylish Body

V6 and V8 Gasoline Engines     Side-Impact Door Beams                     Full Size Pickup

Thermal Management System   Dynamic Front Crumple Zones       Classic Crosshair Design

                                                    Electronic Stability Control

                                                     Side Curtain Airbags

 

Engine and Transmission

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Ram 1500 is the only pickup truck available in the market with a diesel engine. Diesel motors offer supper towing power. Buyers have three engine choices including a V6 diesel engine and V6 and V8 gasoline engines. The standard transmission has thermal control for durability and impressive efficiency.

 

V6 Diesel Engine: If you are looking for maximum towing capability then all Trim levels (except Night Edition, Express and Rebel) can be ordered with a 3.0-liter Eco Diesel V6 engine. The diesel engine produces 240 hp and 420 lb-ft. Fuel economy is rated at 27 mpg on the highway and 20 mpg in city driving. The engine is awaiting certification.

 

V8 Hemi MDS VVT: The V8 gasoline engine is a 5.7-liter Hemi MDS. The engine produces 395 hp and 410 lb-ft. making it a good choice for towing heavy loads. It comes equipped with fuel saving variable valve timing technology. The V8 is the standard engine for trim levels Limited Crew and Laramie Longhorn Crew.

V6 Penstar 24 Valve VVT: The 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine is paired with a torque flight 8 speed automatic transmission. The V6 is rated at 25 mpg on the highway and 17 mpg in city driving. The torque output is 269 lb-ft.


Exteriors

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The distinct exterior is identified by a chrome cladded grille that is emblazoned with the word RAM. The Limited Tungsten edition has a sports hood, exclusive satin painted wheels and unique badging. Apart from this it is also equipped with door handles, mirrors, body color bumpers and running boards.

The Harvest edition has aggressive all terrain tires and has a ride height that is an inch higher than normal. The rear fenders have usable Ram box bins. The lockable bins provide extra storage. The cargo box can be locked and unlocked with just a touch of a button.

Interiors

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The interiors are practical and boast of premium material in the higher trim level. The Laramie Longhorn has genuine ash wood and attractive leather trimmings.

The first-row bucket seats provide a lot of support and are comfortable. The rotary shifter that is located on the center stack saves storage space. The rear seats are spacious and comfortable.

The 8.4-inch infotainment system has the latest Uconnect software system. The Uconnect system is fast and greatly enhances user experience. The touch commands work well and the many controls can be activated using the touchscreen.

The touchscreen is one of the best multimedia systems available in the market and has features such as improved graphics, 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, Android Auto and Apple Car Play compatibility. The real wood accents is available on select trims.

Getting in and out of the truck is easy due to the air suspension, which can be lowered two inches. The doors open 90 degrees and this eases entry and exit.

The 2018 Ram 1500 has the highest seating capacity for pickup trucks. The truck provides the greatest amount of frontal visibility.

The tilting steering column is standard. Power adjustable pedals, heated steering wheels, heated front and rear seats and memory driver’s seat features are optional. The dashboard storage has plenty of space.


Safety

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The 2018 Ram 1500 has been designed to last and keep the driver and passenger safe and secure. The truck is equipped with the most advanced safety and security features. The central locking system protects the entire vehicle and deters theft.

Installing a child seat is extremely easy and the bottom of the seat is immediately level on installation and doesn’t require the front seats to be moved forward. The front and rear parking sensors are standard on all trims.


Warranty
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The different types of warranty that is provided on the 2018 Ram 1500 include:

  • Basic - 3 years/36,000 miles.
  • Corrosion - 5 years/ Unlimited miles.
  • Powertrain - 5 years/ 60,000 miles.
  • Roadside Assistancec - 5 years/ 100,000 miles

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